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Amber Alwais, JD

Education

Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas (B.A, Magna Cum Laude, 1993)


St. Mary’s University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas (Doctor of Jurisprudence, 1996)


Board Certifications

Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Family Law (2009)


Admitted to Practice

  • Texas Supreme Court – November, 1996

  • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas – February 1997

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit – November 1996

Work Experience

  • PARTNER, McCURLEY, ORSINGER, McCURLEY, NELSON & DOWNING, L.L.P., January 2013 – Present

  • ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY, McCURLEY, ORSINGER, McCURLEY, NELSON & DOWNING, L.L.P., February 2006 – January 2013

  • ASSOCIATE JUDGE, CITY OF SAN ANTONIO, May 2006 – May 2009

  • INSTRUCTOR, SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE, January 2006 – Present
  • Instruct students, prepare curriculum, administer exams, and grade student assignments in Family Law and Probate Law.


  • INSTRUCTOR, UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT SAN ANTONIO, January 2000 – Present
  • Instruct students, prepare curriculum, administer exams, and grade student assignments in Family Law, Probate Law and Criminal Law.


  • STAFF ATTORNEY, CIVIL DISTRICT JUDGES OF BEXAR COUNTY, January 1999 – January 2006
  • ATTORNEY, LAW OFFICE OF DANIEL KRUGER, P.C.; LAW OFFICE OF DAN A. NARANJO; AND LAW OFFICE OF EDWARD L. PINA & ASSOCIATES, P.C., July 1994 – December 1998

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